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CONTENT FROM LATEST CW500 EVENT
The business challenges and benefits of identity and access management
IT leaders gathered at a CW500 Club meeting to hear from peers about the challenges of identity and access management
Computer Weekly's UKtech50 event 2014
Computer Weekly hosted its annual UKtech50 countdown event on 3rd December 2014. This year Jane Moran, CIO of Unilever took away the award for the most influential person in UK IT. Here are some photos from the day
NHS England informatics head wants more CCIOs
NHS England director wants to see a chief clinical information officer in every NHS provider and clinical commissioning group
CW500: DWP appoints Mayank Prakash as new technology director
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has appointed Mayank Prakash as its new director general of technology.
Online fashion retailer Asos seeks CIO
Asos.com is looking to appoint a CIO following the departure of Pete Marsdon after two years in the role
Rolls-Royce CIO joins HMRC as non-executive director
Rolls-Royce CIO Simon Ricketts has been appointed non-executive director of Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs
Government appoints former Credit Suisse CIO as deputy CTO
The government has appointed former Credit Suisse CIO Magnus Falk as its new deputy chief technology officer (CTO)
Interview: Jane Moran, global CIO, Unilever – the most influential person in UK IT 2014
The first woman to top Computer Weekly's UKtech50 list, Jane Moran is innovating while balancing the tech demands of a global giant
CIO interview: Anna Barsby, CIO, Halfords”
Since joining Halfords as CIO, Anna Barsby has faced significant business challenges, including a risky cloud upgrade
CIO interview: Andy Wolfe, CIO, Shop Direct
Technology occupies centre stage at Shop Direct as the retail giant pursues its goal of becoming a "world-class digital retailer."
CIO interview: Catherine Doran, CIO, Royal Mail
Royal Mail’s CIO is upbeat because after two years at the postal service she has started to see the results of her plan to transform the IT function
CIO interview: Mark Foulsham, group CIO, esure
Mark Foulsham, group CIO at insurance firm esure, is overseeing an IT transformation plan that he hopes will help future-proof the business
For many years, the typical governance model for IT departments was “command and control”, locking down infrastructure and controlling access. But that time is over – with cloud, BYOD, and other digital technologies, the inexorable rise of “shadow IT” raises questions over the future role of the IT department and the CIO. Tech-savvy users now feel confident enough to bypass the IT team and make their own purchasing decisions. In this CW500 Club video, Christoph Burtscher, CEO, Be2Change Consultancy, talks to Computer Weekly editor in chief Bryan Glick about the challenges of IT governance in an era of shadow IT.
For many years, the typical governance model for IT departments was “command and control”, locking down infrastructure and controlling access. But that time is over – with cloud, BYOD, and other digital technologies, the inexorable rise of “shadow IT” raises questions over the future role of the IT department and the CIO. Tech-savvy users now feel confident enough to bypass the IT team and make their own purchasing decisions. In this CW500 Club video, John Harris, chief technology officer, Aimia, talks to Computer Weekly editor in chief Bryan Glick about the challenges of IT governance in an era of shadow IT.
Financial services firms, particularly the big banks, are facing new challenges as customer demand changes, new competitors arrive and regulators tighten the leash. Introducing mobility into financial services companies can be a challenge, but as traditional banking change, firms need to adapt to cope with consumer demand and the requirements of employees within their own enterprises. In this CW500 club video, Jason Scott-Taggart, Head of IT Service Management, Worldpay, discusses regulatory compliance and BYOD in the finance sector, as well as the challenges and benefits of managing mobility.
Next CW500 Club event
25th February 2015
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